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THURSDAY

Author Luncheon with

Melanie Benjamin

11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Nov.

3, MLG Chicago, 181 E.

Laurel Ave., Lake Forest.

Come to the Author Luncheon

with Melanie Benjamin

where she will discuss

her new book, “The Swans

of Fifth Avenue.” Tickets

are $45 for luncheon with

book included. Register at

(847) 234-4420. For more

information, visit www.

lakeforestbookstore.com.

Fall Theater Production

7:30 p.m. Thursday–

Saturday, Nov. 3–5, Allan

Carr Theater at Lake Forest

College, 555 N. Sheridan

Road. Lake Forest College

will stage William Shakespeare’s

Pericles, Prince

of Tyre, a romantic hero’s

journey across the Middle

East and through time.

This is a fantastical tale

of incest, evil, shipwreck,

death and resurrection,

loss and redemption, and

of the reconciling power of

the love between a parent

and child. Visit www.lakeforest.edu/community

for

information about events

at the College.

FRIDAY

The “Gathering” show

6-8 p.m. Nov. 4, Reinvent

Gallery, 202 E.

Wisconsin Ave., Lake Forest.

Artists on the Bluff

announced the opening

event of their “Gathering”

exhibit with a reception

including music, wine and

cheese. Paintings, photography,

sculpture and

jewelry by artists will be

featured. For more information,

visit www.artistsonthebluff.org.

SUNDAY

An Evening of Syrian Music

and Art

4-7 p.m. Nov. 6 Gorton

Community Center, 400 E.

Illinois Road, Lake Forest.

Join Karam Foundation

for an evening of Syrian

music and art. The event

will host an amazing performance

called “Home

Within” by Kinan Azmeh

and Kivork Mourad followed

by a panel discussion

by NPR’s Jerome

Mcdonnell. All proceeds

will benefit Karam Foundation’s

Innovative Education

programs for Syrian

refugee children. Tickets

are $35.

MONDAY

Languages and the Brain

Lecture

4:15 p.m. Nov. 7, Meyer

Auditorium at Lake Forest

College, 555 N. Sheridan

Road, Lake Forest. Dr.

Viorica Marian of Northwestern

University will

give the opening lecture

for Brain Awareness Week,

focusing on the brain’s

ability to accommodate

multiple languages at the

same time. She studies

the relationship between

language and memory, as

well as how people process

spoken and written

language. Visit www.lakeforest.edu/community

for

information about events

at the College or call 847-

234-3100.

TUESDAY

What is Attention?

4:15 p.m. Nov. 8, Meyer

Auditorium at Lake Forest

College, 555 N. Sheridan

Road. Dr. John Maunsell

of the University of Chicago

will give the keynote

lecture for Brain Awareness

Week, “What is attention?”

Maunsell’s talk will

include insights from the

signals of individual brain

cells. Visit www.lakeforest.edu/community

for

information about events

at the College or call 847-

234-3100.

WEDNESDAY

French Market Holiday

Boutique 2016

10 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesday-Thursday

Nov. 9-10,

CROYA/Lake Forest Recreation

Center, 400 Hastings

Road, Lake Forest.

The Lake Forest-Lake

Bluff Artisan Guild will

host an authentic and lively

French Market. Shoppers

will enjoy the ambiance

and find wonderful

treasures for themselves

and others, all while benefiting

local artists and

the community. For more

information, visit www.

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Fall Piano Recital

2 p.m. Nov. 9, Music

Institute of Chicago Lake

Forest Campus, 40 E.

Old Mill Road, Lake Forest.

The Music Institute

of Chicago Lake Forest

Campus is proud to present

distinguished piano

faculty member, Susan

Chou. Susan will present

a piano recital of Chopin,

Debussy, Liszt and more.

All are welcome to enjoy

the perfection and passion

of composers and performer

alike. This event is free

to the public. Please RSVP

by calling (847) 234-2209.

Brains, Business and the

Ballot Box

4:15 p.m. Nov. 9, Meyer

Auditorium at Lake Forest

College, 555 N. Sheridan

Road, Lake Forest. Sam

Barnett, CEO/Founder of

SBB Research Group and

a PhD candidate in neuroscience

at Northwestern

University will present

how to use neuroscience

to predict purchases and

votes during this Brain

Awareness Week lecture.

Visit www.lakeforest.edu/

community for information

about events at the

College or call 847-234-

3100.

THURSDAY

East Lake Academy Open

House Tour

9:30 p.m. Nov. 10, East

Lake Academy, 13911 W.

Laurel Dr., Lake Forest.

Come for the Open House

Tour to experience the

East Lake difference. Prospective

parents are invited

to learn more about the

mission, visit classrooms,

observe instruction and

meet the teachers. Register

at (847) 247-0035, extension

204 or visit www.

eastlakeacademy.org

UPCOMING

Story Time with Santa

2-4 p.m. Dec. 11, Mellody

Farm Nature Preserve,

350 N. Waukegan

Road, Lake Forest. Enjoy

an afternoon of holiday

cheer at this family event.

Ride a horse-drawn wagon

through the preserve with

jolly old St. Nick, listen to

a seasonal story and create

a holiday craft. Indulge in

delicious treats and join us

for this wonderful winter

tradition. Register at www.

LFOLA.org/story-timesanta.

The Likeability Factor

10 a.m.- noon Nov. 11,

Career Resource Center,

Inc. Grove Cultural

Campus, 40 E. Old Mill

Road, Suite 105 Lake Forest.

Jeff Garton, Author,

Speaker and Founder of

Career Contentment, Inc.

will give a presentation on

genuine likeability.

ONGOING

Pickle Ball

9-11 a.m. Mondays,

Lake Forest Recreation

Center, 400 Hastings

Road. Come on out and

play America’s fastest

growing sport. Purchase

four days of play for $15

or pay a $5 drop-in fee.

‘Montessori From The

Start’ Parent & Child

Practical Series

8:30-9 a.m. (for parents

and children 12-15

months) and 10:30-11:30

a.m. (for parents and infants

birth to 12 months),

Nov. 10, Forest Bluff

School, 8 W. Scranton

Ave., Lake Bluff. Parents

and their children through

age 15 months are invited

to participate in a practical

series that provides an

introduction to Montessori

education and practical

ideas for how to support a

child’s development in the

home environment. RSVP

to Lynn Jessen at (847)

295-8338.

The Gene Siskel Film Series

7 p.m. Nov. 10, Dec. 1,

Gorton Community Center,

400 E. Illinois Road,

Lake Forest. Enjoy access

to films curated by the experts

at Gene Siskel Film

Center right here in town.

Doors open 6 p.m. Tickets

are $11 online and $13 at

the door. Purchase at www.

gortoncenter.org/film.

Lake Forest Exploring

Grief Group

4:30 p.m. every other

Wednesday Oct. 5-Dec.

14, First Presbyterian

Church of Lake Forest, 700

N. Sheridan Road. Samaritan

Counseling Center will

hold three new six-week

sessions, beginning at First

Presbyterian Church. This

series provides a confidential,

supportive and educational

environment to cope

with grief. This free program

is open to the public.

Drop-ins are welcome. For

more information, contact

facilitator Erin Sharp,

MDiv, MS, at (847) 446-

6955 ext. 22 or at esharp@

northshoresamaritan.org.

To submit an item for the

community calendar, contact

Editor Alyssa Groh at

alyssa@lakeforestleader.com

or (847) 272-4565 ext. 21.

Entries are due by noon on

the Thursday prior to publication

date.


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Getting into the

Halloween spirit

Alyssa Groh, Editor

Residents of Lake Bluff

and Lake Forest decorated

their homes for the month

of October in honor of

Halloween.

Lawns throughout Lake

Forest and Lake Bluff

were decorated with monsters,

spiders, jack-o’-lanterns,

scarecrows, ghosts

and some even incorporated

pride for the Chicago

Cubs.

The Marshall family in

Lake Forest decorated the

front of their yard with

spider webs, tombstones,

skeletons, a giant Frankenstein

guarding their home

and a Cubs pumpkin head

sitting on a swing.

Patrick Marshall said

the decorations are part of

the families tradition and

they have acquired a lot

of decorations throughout

the years. As for the Cubs

pumpkin head, their family

is big Chicago Cubs

fans and hope for the best

during the post season.

For the Bunning family,

of Lake Forest, their decorations

not only were a

symbol of their Halloween

spirit but also their passion

for raising food allergy

awareness.

Denise Bunning’s two

children have life threat-

Please see Halloween, 7

The Bunning family decorated their home for Halloween

with a line of scarecrows on North Green Bay Road in

Lake Forest.

Residents on Green Bay Road in Lake Forest decorated

their home with hay barrels and pumpkins.

Photos by Alyssa Groh/22nd Century Media

This teal pumpkin is displayed outside of the Bunning’s

home on North Deer Path Road in Lake Forest as a

representation of Food Allergy Awareness.

The Marshall family had a giant Frankenstein and Cubs

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The Lake Bluff Village

Board approved a bid for

the 2016-2017 sanitary

sewer lining project at its

regular board meeting on

Monday, Oct. 24.

The board approved a

$58,904 bid submitted by

Michels Pipe Services of

Brownsville, Wis. for the

project.

Michels Pipe Services

was the lowest of the five

bidders.

Although the project is

not included in the current

fiscal plan, there are

adequate funds available

in the contingency fund of

the fiscal year 2017 budget

to complete the infrastructure

improvements.

The estimated total cost

of the project is $97,703.

In addition to the work

that will be performed by

Michels, the anticipated

expenses are $19,625 for

engineering, $13,174 for

televising and cleaning

and an $8,000 allowance

for pipe repairs that may

be necessary during construction.

Originally, the village

asked for bids on the project

late in fiscal year 2016

with $85,000 budgeted.

Because the bids exceeded

the budgeted amount by

approximately $43,000 the

project was not taken to

the Village for approval at

that time.

The Village then contracted

separately for the

sewer televising and cleaning

portion of the project

at a cost of $13,174 and

authorized an additional

$4,150 to its engineering

consultant to prepare the

documents for re-bidding.

Tax Revenue Increase

Susan Griffin, the finance

director of the Lake

Bluff Village Board, reported

that sales taxes from

May through July totaled

$844,000, an increase of 24

percent more than the same

quarter in 2015.

She attributed the increase

to the July 25, 2015

opening of the Target store

at 975 Rockland Road and

said she anticipates the

sales tax revenue “to level

off” during the next quarter

and thereafter because

“we’ll be comparing Target

to Target” tax revenue.

The Target store produced

an even bigger

bump in home rules sales

taxes from May through

July. The amount of the

tax revenue was $281,000,

a 61 percent increase.

Income tax revenue was

$284,000, a decrease of 15

percent.

Honorees

During the meeting

President Kathleen O’Hara

read a proclamation honoring

95-year-old Lake Bluff

resident and businessman,

Robert Bruce and a

resolution honoring Cathy

Lemieux, who has served

on the Lake Bluff Police

Pension Board since June

2008.

The proclamation honoring

Bruce said the Spokane,

Wash. native has

“played a great role in

Lake Bluff’s history” during

his 65 years of residency

and cited his civic

commitment, model citizenship

and influence on

the social culture of the

community.

During World War II

Bruce served as a military

reconnaissance pilot. He

received an undergraduate

degree from Northwestern

University and a graduate

degree from the University

of Michigan.

As a long-time runner,

Bruce was one of

the founding fathers of

the North Shore Distance

Running Club. He has

ran an estimated 103,000

miles and competed in 40

marathons.

Bruce is active in Union

Church of Lake Bluff and

serves as an elder.

“I am overwhelmed,”

Bruce told the board after

being presented with the

proclamation. “I hope to

be a tax-paying resident of

Lake Bluff for many more

years.”

Lemieux was recognized

“for her many significant

contributions to the

village, its police officers

and its residents,” the resolution

stated.

“With a Ph.D. in economics

and extensive experience

as a policy analyst,

bank regulator and

professor, Cathy Lemieux

brought valuable insight to

the Police Pension Board

deliberations and decisions.”

Lemieux was credited

with enhancing the board’s

investment policies and

procedures and contributing

to the fund’s long-term

sustainability and praised

“for her commitment to

responsible stewardship of

the plan assets for the benefits

of the officers, their

spouses and dependents.”


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Highland Park City

Council approved a residential

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Kaufman said when the

real estate contract and acquisition

of the two properties

was approved. “I

think it’s really exciting

for the City of Highland

Park to turn the library into

a top-notch facility.”

The two properties immediately

east of the library

that will be used

for the expansion, 444

and 466 Laurel Ave., are

owned by Kurt and Robyn

Silberstein, who began negotiating

with the City in

early 2016.

“The timing just happened

to work out for us

because our children are

all out of the house. We’re

empty nesters,” Kurt Silberstein

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Green Bay Road

Pedestrian Path Work

The Village’s contractor,

Peter Baker and Son

Co., is scheduled to begin

the resurfacing of the

pedestrian path along the

west side of Green Bay

Road, between Belle Foret

Drive and the north end of

the Lake Bluff Elementary

School during the week

of Oct. 31. The Project

includes removing the existing

path, eliminating uneven

areas where needed

and placing new asphalt

surface. The project will

address the deterioration

of the path, which was

constructed approximately

25 years ago. The path at

this location will be closed

through the duration of the

work and the contractor

anticipates completing the

project (weather pending)

during mid-November.

Moffett Road Culvert

Reconstruction Project

Update

The contractor, V3 Construction

Group completed

its work on the Moffett

Road Culvert Reconstruction

Project. The stabilizing

of the slope on the

east side of Moffett Road

where it crosses the ravine

is complete along with

the repair of the curb and

pavement along the east

edge of Moffett Road. The

project will stabilize the

roadway until the slope

can be permanently repaired,

which is currently

planned for 2018. For

more information, contact

Village Engineer Jeff

Hansen at (847) 283-6884

or email him at jhansen@

lakebluff.org.

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Lake Forest D67 Board of Education

D67 plans to improve social and emotional development

Neil Milbert

Freelance Reporter

The Lake Forest District

67 Board of Education discussed

plans to improve

students’ social and emotional

development at its

meeting on Tuesday, Oct.

25.

Michael Simeck, the superintendent,

said the D67

schools are making students’

social and emotional

development a priority.

“So much of what helps

kids to be successful in life

as adults and as learners is

social and emotional (development),

and schools

for years have placed all of

the emphasis on academic

skills and frequently neglected

their social wellbeing

and development,”

Simeck said.

“Our district goal is to

develop what our social

and emotional expectations

are for students — whether

it’s persistence or whether

it’s curiosity. These are

the things that will help us

be successful and that will

then play a large role on

how we report on students

as people and as developing

learners.”

The District 67 strategic

plan calls for each student

to have growth targets,

academically, socially and

emotionally.

“This is a new goal we

have this year and will

repeat year after year,”

Simeck explained. “(The)

most challenging (part) of

all is social and emotional

growth. The program we’re

working with calculates

what is an expected rate

of growth of a student. We

will determine what social

and emotional learning

standards will be and create

instructional goals.”

The district goal is for

all students to meet or

exceed their grade level

benchmarks and individual

growth targets.

Field trip report

Board member, Suzanne

Sands, and the Leadership

Council representatives

from 17 other school districts

took to a field trip to

the new North Suburban

Special Education District’s

transitions program

facility at 405 Lake Cook

Road on Tuesday, Oct. 25.

“We were educated as

a group on the challenges

families face when special

education students are out

of the system at age 22,”

Sands said. “There isn’t

much funding in Illinois for

them beyond that. I believe

we’re 50th in the country.

“The best thing is greater

independence for these

young adults before their

22nd birthday so if things

don’t go well there’s still a

safety net.”

NSSED has been in

communication with adult

services organizations who

support special education

students after they leave

the program. These discussions

help parents prepare

their children for a successful

transition.

Sands also gave her colleagues

on the board an

overview of NSSED revenue

sources.

NSSED has a total of

$48.7 million in revenue,

$14 million of which is

non-operating revenue

which consists of funds

deposited to an NSSED account

and is immediately

dispersed to member districts.

Payments from the

state are made directly to

the teacher retirement system

and the revenue from

member districts is allocated

to staffing contracts.

The remaining $37 million

of the revenue is operating

money of which

$30.6 million is derived

from local revenue (program

tuitions), $2.2 million

from state sources and $1.9

million from the federal

government.

Halloween

From Page 7

ening allergies, which the

family must take precautions

for every single day.

The national food allergy

organization called

Food Allergy Research

Education began the Teal

Pumpkin Project in honor

of children who have food

allergies and to include all

trick-or-treaters throughout

Halloween.

“From the beginning

when you are a family that

has children with food allergies

you try to include

all children,” Bunning

said. “What is nice about

holidays that involve decorations

is you don’t have to

focus on the food.”

A few years ago Bunning

found a giant pumpkin at

an art and craft fair in Lake

Forest and decided to spray

paint it teal in honor of the

Teal Pumpkin Project.


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the intention of selling

one property, 466 [Laurel

Ave.], and negotiations

didn’t work out. So when

it came time for us to consider

selling and downsizing,

it’s good for the city

and good for us.”

Reporting by Danielle Gensburg,

Freelance Reporter.

Full story at HPLandmark.

com.

THE GLENCOE ANCHOR

Family Service of Glencoe

announces new Senior

Connections program

Family Service of Glencoe

will expanded services

to Glencoe’s older

residents and caregivers

through a new program

called Senior Connections.

Last year, Family Service

of Glencoe continued its

study of the concerns of

Glencoe’s seniors through

a targeted needs assessment.

This assessment

prompted the development

of Senior Connections.

“As Glencoe’s primary

social service agency, it is

our mission to care for the

social-emotional needs of

our older residents,” said

William Hansen, executive

director of Family Service

of Glencoe.

Family Service of Glencoe

is hosting a free celebration

event at 1:30

p.m. Nov. 21 at North

Shore Congregation Israel.

The guest speaker is

Linda Collins, executive

director of Care Options at

North Shore Senior Center.

The event will focus

on information related to

new offerings from Family

Service of Glencoe

and community partners.

Guests are requested to

RSVP to Audrey@familyserviceofglencoe.org.

Staff Reporting. Full story at

GlencoeAnchor.com.


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Police Reports

Two females charged with

possession of cannabis

Anastasia L. Brown, 19,

of Round Lake, and Caroline

L. Carani, of the 800

block of Lake Forest, were

charged with possession of

cannabis at 7:01 p.m. on

Oct. 24 in the 700 block

of N. Western Ave. in Lake

Forest.

Police received a call

advising there was a suspicious

vehicle occupied by

two people and it appeared

they were smoking cannabis.

Police located a white

Chevrolet occupied by

Brown and Carani. When

they knocked on the vehicle

window and the driver

rolled down the window,

the smell of burnt cannabis

was clearly detected by the

officers on the scene.

Brown and Carani admitted

to the officers there

was cannabis in the vehicle,

which officers later

recovered.

In other police news:

LAKE BLUFF:

Oct. 21

• A $500 money gram was

reported lost or stolen at

12:54 p.m. in the 0-100

block of Sherwood Terrace.

Oct. 19

• Four political signs were

missing at 12:52 p.m. in

the 200 block of E. Sheridan

Road.

Oct. 17

• A hit-and-run was reported

at 4:41 p.m. at the Public

Services Building. The

officer was able to locate

all parties involved.

LAKE FOREST:

Oct. 24

• Michael C.J. Davis, 24, of

the 1300 block of N. Western

Ave., was charged with

violation of an order of protection

at 4:17 p.m. in the

1300 block of N. Western

Ave. Police investigated

a compliant concerning

a violation of an existing

order of protection taken

out against Davis from a

female college student. As

part of the investigation police

interviewed Davis and

obtained a confession that

he had knowingly, through

his actions, violated the order

of protection.

Oct. 23

• Jose A. Aponte, 19, of

Waukegan, was charged

with speeding, driving

with a suspended driver’s

license and no valid insurance

at 8:14 a.m. Officers

observed Aponte in

a green SUV traveling at

a high rate of speed and

were able to determine, by

radar, the vehicle was traveling

at 90 mph in a posted

55 mph speed zone.

• Roberto Arreola, 35,

of Blue Island, Ill., was

charged with possession of

a controlled substance at

1:18 a.m. at the East Train

Depot. Officers spoke to

Arreola at the train depot

and determined he had

prescription medication

belonging to someone else.

Arreola was also wanted on

a warrant from Cook Country

for failure to appear.

Oct. 22

• Jose L. Patino-Hernandez,

33, of Waukegan, was

charged with no valid driver’s

license at 8:16 a.m.

Officers on routine patrol

observed a pickup truck

disregard a traffic control

device as a result police

stopped the vehicle for the

traffic violation.

Oct. 18

• Leonard F. Grasso, 64, of

Northbrook, was charged

with disorderly conduct at

5:32 p.m. in the intersection

of Route 41 and Old

Elm Road. Police were

dispatched after receiving

a report of an incident

involving a driver pointing

a small black gun at

another driver. The victim

was driving southbound on

Route 41 when a vehicle

was swerving in traffic

and when he was almost

struck he honked his horn

at the car. Grasso pulled

beside the victims car and

extended his right arm in

the victims direction and

pointed a black object that

appeared to be a handgun

straight at the victim. The

victim applied his brakes

and called 911 and followed

Grasso at a safe distance.

Grasso was given a

December court date.

EDITOR’S NOTE: The

Lake Forest Leader’s Police

Reports are compiled from

official reports found on file

at the Lake Forest and Lake

Bluff Police departments. Individuals

named in these reports

are considered innocent

of all charges until proven

guilty in a court of law.

Jogger victim of battery on Lake Bluff bike path

Alyssa Groh, Editor

A 44-year-old North Chicago

woman was jogging

along the Robert McClory

Bike Path in Lake Bluff

when she was approached

by a male who pushed her

to the ground around 7

p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 25.

The woman was jogging

along the path north of East

Blodgett Avenue.

She had minor injuries

and refused medical treatment.

The woman described

the male to be 35-40 years

old, approximately 5 feet 7

inches tall, average set with

longer hair, and was possibly

wearing a hat and a

jacket.

The victim screamed and

frightened off the suspect,

who then fled east to enter

the driver’s side of a pickup

truck and drove north

on Sheridan Road toward

North Chicago. The woman

was unable to get a description

of the truck.

The Lake Bluff Police Department

are investigating

the battery. Police are asking

anyone who may have been

in the area to contact the Police

Department if they observed

anything along Sheridan

Road around 7 p.m. on

Tuesday, Oct. 25.

The Lake Bluff Police

Department will have an

increased presence in the

area and will conduct directed

patrols on the trail.

1131 Techny Road

Northbrook, IL

luriechildrens.org/locations I 312.227.7600

Offering family-friendly hours in several specialties,

including medical imaging and laboratory services.

Users of the path are

urged to take the following

steps to protect themselves:

• Always stay alert and be

aware of your surroundings

(don’t wear earphones).

• Walk, run or bike with a

partner or group.

• Let someone know

when you are on the trail,

your route and when you

expect to return.

• Walk, run or bike when

the path or trail is likely to

have a higher volume of

foot traffic.

• Avoid using paths or

trails when it is dark outside.

• Carry a cellphone.

Residents are encouraged

to report any suspicious

activity by calling

(847) 234-2151.

Police investigate registered sex offender at pre-school

Staff Report

The Lake Forest Police

Department received a

complaint regarding concerns

of a male registered

sex offender volunteering

at a church in the 700

block of Sheridan Road

on Oct. 24.

The complaint was

made due to the subject’s

close proximity to the

church’s pre-school.

As of Oct. 24 the male

From oct. 26

does not work or volunteer

at the church.

There is no indication

the subject had access or

contact with any of the

children at the pre-school.

The Police Department is

gathering statements from

the involved parties and are

investigating any potential

violations of the registered

sex offender statues to determine

if any criminal

charges should be made.

Anyone with information

in regards to this

investigation are encouraged

to contact Detective

Commander Rick Anderson

at (847) 810-3811 or

AndersoR@CityofLake-

Forest.com.

For more information,

contact Commander of

the Lake Forest Police

Department Craig Lepkowski

at LepkowsC@

cityoflakeforest.com.


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Social snapshot

Top Stories

From LakeForestLeader.com as of

Monday, Nov. 3

1. Police investigate registered sex

offender at pre-school

2. Jogger victim of battery on Lake Bluff

bike path

3. Girls Tennis: Scouts tie for 19th at state

championship

4. Football: Forced fumbles help Scouts

earn a playoff spot

5. D67 plans to improve social and

emotional development

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Oct. 26. Students of Lake Forest Academy

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Check out Lake Forest/Lake Bluff Chamber

“It’s official! The grand opening and ribbon

cutting of the gorgeous new Lake Forest

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On Oct. 28 Lake Forest/Lake Bluff Chamber tweeted

about the grand opening of the new Starbucks in

Lake Forest.

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go figure

$58,904

An intriguing number from this week’s edition

The Lake Bluff Village Board

approved a bid of $58,904

from Michels Pipe Services

of Brownsville, Wis. for the

2016-2017 sanitary sewer

lining project, Page 17

from the editor

Take the time to honor your pets

Alyssa Groh

alyssa@lakeforestleader.com

I

have been a dog lover

for as long as I can

remember. I am your

typical girl who blushes at

the sight of any dog I see

while driving, walking

down the street or glancing

out a window. Don’t

get me wrong, I like other

animals too but dogs will

always have a special

place in my heart, especially

Golden Retrievers.

Growing up my family

always had Golden

Retrievers. When we

got our first dog we fell

in love with the gentle,

loyal, obedient and loving

nature of the breed.

When I was in sixth

grade my family was

grieving the loss of one

of our dogs and we were

looking for a new dog.

My family and I went

to see a litter of puppies

from a breeder we had

gotten all of our dogs

from. When we walked

in I spotted a puppy with

a ruby red collar. Each

puppy in the litter wqas

wearing a different colored

collar on to help tell

them apart.

I immediately walked

up to the innocent little

puppy looking at me with

the sweetest eyes. When

I picked up the six-weekold

puppy she nuzzled

herself right into my neck,

giving me gentle puppy

kisses and eventually

falling asleep on me for

an hour.

I think my parents

knew from the moment

I picked her up and held

her she would be the one

we would bring home.

Two weeks later we

returned to the breeder to

pick up our new puppy,

which I had named Ruby

to go along with the color

of her collar.

From that day on she

and I have been inseparable.

She is the most lovable

and loyal dog I have

ever had.

Ruby is always the first

to greet me when I come

home and acts like we

have been separated for

weeks. My mom always

jokes if she could wag her

tail any faster she might

be able to fly.

My favorite part of

everyday is coming home

and watching TV with

Ruby while she lays on

top of me, despite the

fact she is 90 pounds and

thinks she is a lap dog.

If Ruby could live in a

perfect world she would

live in an area where it

was constantly snowing

and where she could swim

around in a lake and catch

fish.

Winter is Ruby’s favorite

season. I have a hard

time getting her to come

inside when there is snow

on the ground. If I would

let her, she would spend

hours laying on the deck.

When a snow storm hits

her favorite thing to do is

catch the snow. When I

am shoveling the driveway

she barks at me until

I throw a huge shovel of

snow at her face.

Ruby loves eating the

snow when it is thrown at

her even though ice balls

that freeze onto her face.

Although she loves the

comfort of the cold snow,

Ruby also enjoys going to

the lake.

She could spend days

walking along the shore

in search of fish. Every

now and then she will

pounce on the bottom

of the lake in hopes of

catching a fish but always

comes up short. She is

one dedicated dog and

never gives up.

Golden’s are known

for many things one of

them being their ability to

comfort others.

Ruby is the first to pick

up on my mood each day.

She can tell if I have had

a good or a bad day or

even if I am sick.

Her mood directly

resembles my mood each

day. If she can sense that

I am sick or have had a

bad day she is mellow and

never leaves my side. If I

am happy she is excited

and hyper.

Since we got Ruby 10

years ago she has filled

my life with so much joy.

Her loving personality has

made anyone she comes

into contact with fall in

love with her as well.

Pets have a major impact

in families lives.

All pets whether it is

a dog, cat, fish, bunny,

hamster or a bird deserve

some recognition for

being such great pets we

have grown to love.

If you have a pet consider

giving them a week

of fame and telling Lake

Forest and Lake Bluff

just how great they are

by submitting them to be

featured as our Pet of the

Week.

If you could like your

pet to be featured as The

Lake Forest Leaders Pet

of the Week email me at

alyssa@lakeforestleader.

com.

Send me a picture of

your pet, a brief description

of what kind of

animal they are and a bit

about their personality.

The Lake Forest

Leader

Sound Off Policy

Editorials and columns are the

opinions of the author. Pieces

from 22nd Century Media are

the thoughts of the company as

a whole. The Lake Forest Leader

encourages readers to write

letters to Sound Off. All letters

must be signed, and names and

hometowns will be published.

We also ask that writers include

their address and phone number

for verification, not publication.

Letters should be limited to 400

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Letters become property of The

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The Great Pumpkin

Winner of the Leader’s Great

Pumpkin Contest, Page 27

On a roll, Lake Forest’s Sushi

Kushi Toyo serves up fresh sushi and

more for decades, Page 28

Woodlands Academy puts on “Hamlet” with an all female cast, Page 21

Junior Ryan Hayes-Owens (center), of Chicago, as Polonius, reads a love letter to Mari Brady, of Grayslake (left), as Claudius and Maeve Anger (right), of Lake Forest, as

Gertrude, during the dress rehearsal on Oct. 25 at Woodlands Academy. Claire Esker/22nd century media


20 | November 3, 2016 | The lake forest leader puzzles

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north shore puzzler CROSSWORD & Sudoku

THE NORTH SHORE: Glencoe, Glenview, Highland Park, Northbrook, Wilmette, Kenilworth, Winnetka, Northfield, Lake Forest and Lake Bluff

Crossword by Myles Mellor and Cindy LaFleur

Across

1. Trucker’s milieu

5. Down Under

birds

9. Big name in cell

phones

14. Tangelo type

15. Delhi dress

16. European river

17. Ryan and Tilly

18. Printer ink color

19. Readied an

apple

20. Tranquil

22. Amaze

23. Imitate

24. Copacabana site

25. CSI NY star

who is a Highland

Park HS graduate

29. Lad

34. Chameleon

35. Produce produce

36. Simplicity

37. Pastoral

38. Peruvian tuber

39. Go in

40. Beliefs

41. Decorative inlay

42. Nickle-cadmiun

battery

43. Passenger

restraint

45. Northbrook

park

46. Hackneyed

47. Haw partner

48. Unpleasant guy

50. There’s a torch

variety

56. Radiance

57. Trig. expression

58. Netizen, e.g.

59. Stockpile

60. ‘’The Raven’’

opening

61. Team of oxen

62. Trigger, for one

63. Look

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Woodlands Academy brings Hamlet to the 20th Century

Alexandra Greenwald

Freelance Reporter

Under the direction of

English and theater teacher

Shannon Walsh, Woodlands

Academy of the Sacred

Heart students moved

Shakespeare’s “Hamlet”

from its native Denmark to

Latin America, brought the

action into the 20th century

and swapped Claudius’s

crown for a dictator’s military

cap. And, of course,

all the actors were women.

“Hamlet” was performed

at Woodlands

Academy’s Susan Saint

James Performing Arts

Center from Thursday-

Saturday Oct. 27 to Oct.

29.

Walsh said that the decision

to put on Hamlet

wasn’t influenced by her

all-female cast - she just

wanted to see it done well.

“I saw a production

that was three hours long

and set in the era that it

was written in, and I was

bored,” Walsh said. “And I

love Hamlet so much that

I didn’t want to leave with

that taste in my mouth.

I want to do it so that we

could put some life into

it.”

For the cast, inhabiting

“Hamlet’s” masculine and

often patriarchal world

was both natural as students

at an all-girls school

and liberating, said costume

and concept director

and actor in the titular role

Arabella McMenamin-

Walshe.

“It makes the characters

very relatable,” Mc-

Teagan Wilkins, a junior from Waukegan, pantomimes

Ophelia’s tragic death.

Menamin-Walshe said.

“Women can relate to the

character because we’re

all female, but then also

it’s a male character, so it

becomes sort of a gender

fluid character that isn’t

confined by any gender

norms at all, and that’s

part of the liberation

of it.”

One of Walsh’s tactics

for enlivening the script

was to divide the title

character in two, with Catie

Slaughter as Hamlet’s

physical, public persona

Please see Hamlet, 24

Senior Mari Brady, of Grayslake, prays for forgiveness

as Claudius at the dress rehearsal on Oct. 25 at

Woodlands Academy. Photos by Claire Esker/22nd

Century Media

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In Memoriam

Faith Briefs

The Church of the Holy Spirt (400 E.

Westminster Road, Lake Forest)

Holy Eucharist

On Saturdays, the Church

offers a holy eucharist service

at 5 p.m. On Sundays,

the Church offers holy eucharist

at 7:30 a.m., 9:30 a.m.

and 5 p.m. Morning prayer is

available during the week on

Tuesdays through Fridays at

8:30 a.m. A holy eucharist

and healing is available at

6:30 p.m. on the first Thursday

of each month.

Neal Armstrong

Neal Armstrong, 61, formerly of

Lake Forest, passed away on Oct. 3

at his home in Las Vegas after a long

illness. Armstrong was the beloved

husband of Rene Merlau-Armstrong;

the loving father of Erin (Mark) Mayhugh,

Keenan Armstrong, Kyle Armstrong,

Conor Armstrong and stepson

Robert Shreder; the brother of William

“Beau” (Val) Armstrong III, Heather

(Spencer) Lake, Reilly Weed, Casey

Weed and Shannon (Paul) Evanko;

and the loving uncle of Addy, Buck,

Spencer Jr., Katherine, Harrison,

Anna, Cahill, Jana, Jessica, Sarah,

Mary Jo, Rhiannon and Shamus. He

had a dozen cousins and was preceded

in death by his brothers Peter and

Brian Armstrong as well as his parents,

Cornelius Cahill (Neal Jr.) Weed

and Nancy Blesius Armstrong. Neal

was born March 30, 1955 and was a

graduate of Loyola Academy in Winnetka

and Georgetown University

with a BSBA in accounting in 1977.

Armstrong’s firm, CCA & Associates,

designed audit and SEC compliance,

assisted startup firms with accounting,

strategic planning, general policies and

banking relationships. He worked with

a variety of business entities as an accountant

preparing individual partnership

and corporate tax returns. He was

an accomplished golfer (at Exmoor

C.C. where his father, Neal Jr. and his

grandfather, Cornelius Cahill “Neal”

Weed Sr., were previous members). As

a lifelong Cubs fan and ticket holder,

Armstrong was particularly pleased

with the teams success this year.

Katherine Hill

Katherine Reynolds Hill, 88, formerly

of Lake Forest, died peacefully

on July 10 in Denver. He was the

daughter of deceased Margaret P &

G.W. Reynolds of Chicago and Lake

Villa and was the great-grandchild of

C.D. Peacock and Ernst J. Lehmann,

founder of The Fair Store. She was a

graduate of Chicago Latin School and

Sarah Lawrence College. Katherine

married the love of her life, Stacy Hill

in 1952 and lived in Lake Forest till

1990. A loving mother of four, in 1967

Stacy and Kay took in her five nieces,

raising a family of nine children. As

the director of the Learning Center at

Lake Forest Country Day School from

1972-1984, she created a vibrant, innovative

and fun educational environment,

stimulating learning and curiosity

in kids. Enriching her own passion

for learning, she was a member of the

Lake Forest Coterie from 1975-1990.

She served many Chicago women’s

boards and helped found the Chicago

Botanic Gardens. She spent 24 years

with the Lake Forest Garden Club and

chaired numerous committees focusing

on environmental issues including

protecting the Lake Forest ravine and

shoreline, and was instrumental in the

restoration of the Lake Forest Beach

and Lake Forest Open Lands. Her passion

for gardening and nature, music,

sports, bridge, family and friends,

continued with her move to Oregon

in 1990, where she lived until 2015.

She received The Garden Club of

America Conservation Award in 2004,

in recognition of her many years of invaluable

club and community service

as an environmental conservationist

both in Illinois and Oregon. Katherine

also shared her love of music with the

Oregon Symphony Women’s Assoc,

serving in many capacities including

Education Director and docent

for the Young People’s Concerts. An

intelligent, passionate, educator and

progressive thinker, world traveler,

athlete, volunteer, environmentalist,

champion for people of all walks of

life, loyal friend and caring mother,

aunt, and grandmother, she will be

greatly missed.

She is preceded in death by her

beloved husband of 58 years, Stacy

H. Hill; her sister Margo Reynolds

Brown; and her son Stacy Hill Jr. She

is survived by her children: Kadie,

Russell (Maggie), Martha (Craig)

Gaskill. Nieces: Shelley Moorehead,

Karen Carpenter, Gail (Bob) Spiel,

Bev (Neal) Kramer, Gigi (John) Webb.

Grandchildren: Retta and Robin Hill;

Wesley and Stacy Gaskill; Don, Evan,

and Carrie (Leuci) Moorehead; Kevin

and Lisa Kramer; Andy and Jenny

Spiel; Christopher and Michael Webb,

and six great grand nieces and nephews.

In lieu of flowers, contributions can

be made to Lake Villa Historical Society,

223 Lake Ave., P.O. Box 519;

Lake Villa, Ill., 60046 or Chicago Botanic

Garden’s Learning Center, 1000

Lake Cook Road Glencoe.

Have someone’s life you’d like to honor?

Email d.wolff@22ndcenturymedia.com

with information about a loved one who

was part of the Lake Forest/Lake Bluff

community.

Embracing the Martha and

Mary Within Us

The CHS Women’s Spirituality

Group offers “Embracing

the Martha and Mary

Within Us.” We are excited to

offer all women of CHS not

one, but two different kinds

of experiences for spiritual

growth. On the first Monday

of every month, we will meet

and explore through conversation

the things in our lives

that really matter. On the

third Monday of the month,

we will offer a contemplative

guided meditation experience,

allowing us to go deep

within to discover the Holy

One. For more information,

contact the Rev. Judith

Doran at (847) 235-1111, or

jdoran@chslf.org. Bring a

friend!

Word and Table

The Church of the Holy

Spirit is pleased to offer a

new, fresh expression of our

beloved ancient worship tradition.

All are welcome —

people of all ages, newcomers

and long-timers, young

and the young at heart, those

who know God and those

who wonder about God,

believers and doubters and

skeptics — to join us and experience

God’s word afresh.

It is a “come as you are” casual,

zero anxiety and full

participation liturgy, with

great words and songs, both

new and beloved, and will

include a soft space for families

with little ones. For more

information, contact the Rev.

Judith Doran at jdoran@

chslf.org.

Grace United Methodist Church (244 East

Center Ave., Lake Bluff)

Six Steps to a Generous Life

Join this sermon series designed

to help residents feel

closer to Christ and more

involved in the church. All

are welcome for Pastor Ga-

Hyung Kim’s sermons, free

resources, lively discussion,

food and fellowship centered

around the “Six Steps to a

Generous Life - Prayer, Witness,

Service, Bible Reading,

Worship, and Financial

Giving.” Every Sunday at 10

a.m. through Nov. 13, Pastor

Kim will take guests on

a journey to become closer

to Christ with her loving and

inspirational messages. For

more information, visit graceumclakebluff.org.

Lake Bluff Women’s Club

The club meets at Grace

United from 12-2 p.m. every

second Tuesday of the

month. Membership is open

to all ladies in the community.

For membership information,

contact Donna Beer

at (847) 295-7108.

Boy Scouts

Boy Scout Troop 42 will

meet in Fellowship Hall from

7-9 p.m. Monday nights.

Church of St. Mary (175 E. Illinois Road,

Lake Forest)

Eucharistic Adoration

Each Wednesday, the

Church of St. Mary offers

Eucharistic Adoration following

the 8 a.m. Mass. A

rosary will be prayed each

week at 6:40 p.m. with Benediction

following at 7 p.m.

Union Church of Lake Bluff (525 E.

Prospect Ave., Lake Bluff)

Live Wires

Live Wires is the Union

Church youth group for

fourth- through sixth-graders.

The group meets on

Wednesdays in Fellowship

Hall at the church from 4 to

5 p.m. for lively discussion

and fun activities.

The Church of the Holy Spirit (400 E.

Westminster Road, Lake Forest)

Coffee and Conversation

On Sundays, join the Rev.

Alan James in the Armour

Room at 10 a.m. for a lively

and informative discussion.

Making Disciples

Join the church on Wednesdays

at 10:30 a.m. in the parish

library as we deepen our

understanding of the themes

presented in scripture. This

is a year-long journey that

will be done over 34 weeks.

Student guides are now

available in Missions Possible

bookstore at a 15 percent

discount. Come to Eucharist

at 9:30, and then grab a cup

of coffee in the kitchen on

your way to the library.

Welcome Cafe

On Sundays between the

9 and 11 a.m. service, you

are invited to the “Welcome

Café” in the Parish Hall. All

are welcome: newcomers

and long-timers, young and

the young at heart, rich, poor

and in-between. The Welcome

Café is a safe space to

connect with old friends and

make new ones, and where

we can share our stories.

The Brotherhood of St.

Bernard

The “Old Dogs” are retired

men who meet for reading

and frank conversation

at 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays

in the Armour Room. Recognizing

a personal spiritual

need, the participants study

and share their opinions,

questions and fears about

their own lives. For more information,

visit www.chslf.

org/old-dogs.

Submit information for

The Leader’s Faith page to

d.wolff@22ndcenturymedia.

com The deadline is noon on

Thursday. Questions? Call

(847) 272-4565 ext. 24.


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Mari Brody, who played

Claudius, said she kept

these parallels in mind as

she developed her character.

“I tried to embody the

dictators I had heard about

in history class and try and

seem more not only like a

medieval king would, but

this kind of military power

that the dictators had,”

Brody said.

Although the company’s

interpretation of the play

is focused on Chile, the

set was based on the grandiose

colonial mansions

that often house Latin

American leaders, such

as La Casa Rosada in Argentina.

In contrast with

many of the actor’s lavish

costumes, however, the

set was draped in cobwebs

and falling into disrepair, a

nod to Claudius’s collapsing

regime.

“Everybody dies at the

end, [and then] someone

else comes in and takes

over the kingdom,” said

Katelynn Soto, the assistant

director of the play.

“So this is literally the collapse.”

Also central to the production

are musical and

audio elements such as a

staticky radio that opens

the play with a recording

of Chilean President

Salvador Allende’s final

speech before he was deposed

by Pinochet. Over

the course of the play, the

radio replaces the ghost of

King Hamlet in its interactions

with McMenamin-

Walshe and Slaughter.

Soto composed and performed

the instrumental

accompaniment for the

song Ophelia sings before

her death.

“A lot of times, Ophelia

is forgotten and under appreciated,

so a lot of people

debate her character,”

Soto said. “I really wanted

her to have one moment

where no one can forget

her.”


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Thursday, Nov. 3 is the

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Jeeves, The Giant Pumpkin

wins The Leader’s contest

Alyssa Groh, Editor

One of the oldest Halloween

traditions is decorating

jack-o’-lanterns for

Halloween. Residents and

businesses in Lake Bluff

and Lake Forest displayed

their jack-o’-lanterns

throughout the month of

October as a symbol of

their Halloween Spirit.

The Deerpath Inn with

help from Craig Bergmann

Landscape Design,

Inc., carved a giant pumpkin

and placed it outside

the Inn at 255 E. Illinois

Road in Lake Forest.

The Giant pumpkin is

30-inches in diameter and

weighs approximately

100 pounds.

Matt Barba, the general

manager of the Deerpath

Inn, says this is the first

pumpkin of this size they

have carved.

“The Inn has a long

tradition of decorating

for the holidays,” Barba

said. “The kitchen staff

has carved a pumpkin or

two each year, which was

typically on display in the

lobby. They historically

have been a medium-sized

pumpkin, akin to what

you might see on the steps

of someone’s home or in a

classroom.”

When the Inn staff collaborated

with the landscaping

company they had

a vision for the pumpkin

to resemble an English

Butler or Valet.

“Their execution of that

vision was better than we

could have imagined,”

Barba said.

The giant pumpkin,

which was placed outside

the Inn, was carved with

a winking face and wore

a top hat and a bow-tie to

resemble their vision.

Deerpath Inn, located at 255 E. Illinois Road in Lake

Forest, greeted guests during the month of October.

Submitted photo

The staff named the giant

pumpkin Jeeves, which

is thought of as the quintessential

name of a valet

or butler and is placed on

Illinois Road to welcome

all who visit the Inn.

“Since reopening the

Inn, we have made an effort

to take things to another

level,” Barba said. “Being

situated in a residential

community, where we host

a lot of the same people on

a daily basis, it is important

for us to create moments

that are memorable

and unexpected.”

Jeeves, the giant pumpkin,

will be remembered as

it was chosen as the winner

of The Lake Forest Leaders’s

great jack-o’-lantern

contest.

The Deerpath Inn will

receive a $25 gift card to

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and Deli in Lake Forest.

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Sushi Kushi Toyo keeps sushi craze rolling for more than 20 years

Eric DeGrechie

Managing Editor

For the past 23 years, Sushi

Kushi Toyo has been a

fixture in the North Shore

culinary scene. Specializing

in traditional Japanese

cuisine crafted by real sushi

chefs, the people at Sushi

Kushi Toyo understand the

importance of providing a

truly satisfying dining experience.

Since the beginning, chef

Akio Yamaguchi has been

instrumental in making

sure this happens for customers

at Toyoji Kawabata’s

Lake Forest restaurant,

825 S. Waukegan Road.

Yamaguchi moved to the

United States from Tokyo

at the age of 22 to work at

Sushi Kushi Toyo.

“Sushi wasn’t really that

popular at that time around

here,” said Yamaguchi of

the 1993 opening. “There

were some Japanese steakhouses,

but it was kind of

difficult to describe what

we do to new customers.

We got lucky though because

we had a lot of repeat

Japanese customers coming

in.”

Last week Yamaguchi

met with a group of 22nd

Century Media editors

to serve us some of the

popular selections from

the eclectic menu that has

helped turn Sushi Kushi

Toyo into a household

name in the area over the

years.

We kicked things off

with some spicy Kinoko

($5.99) mushrooms off of

the appetizer menu. The organic

mushrooms are sauteed

with jalapeno to give

them a bit of a kick. Judging

Sushi Kushi Toyo just

off this starter, we knew we

were in for a treat.

Though sushi is definitely

tasty enough on its own,

washing a few bites down

with some sake never hurt

The 15-piece chef’s special ($42) features a variety of different sushi pieces,

including tuna, salmon, sea urchin, scallop and more at Lake Forest’s Sushi Kushi

Toyo. Photos by Courtney Jacquin/22nd Century Media

anyone and Sushi Kushi

Toyo offers 20 different varieties

of the rice wine.

“Our kitchen staff has

worked together for a long

time and they came here

from Japan,” Yamaguchi

said. “We have a good

team.”

That team was very busy

during our visit as our table

was soon dotted with colorful

sushi.

We tried three different

kinds of makimono, or sushi

prepared in the form of

a roll. Red Dragon ($15.99)

is shrimp tempura rolled

with cucumber and topped

with tuna, avocado, eel

sauce and jalapeno mayo.

The crunchy texture of the

shrimp tempura stands out

and is a pleasant contrast to

the softer texture of the rest

of the roll.

Lobster Chipotle

($18.99) is lobster tempura

rolled with avocado, kanikama

(crab) mix, cream

cheese and chipotle mayo.

You could also tell a lot of

thought went into the invention

of this roll as the

rich, smoky flavor of the

chipotle matched up well

with the lobster and crab.

The Highland Park

($12.99) features spicy

tuna, cucumber, freshwater

eel, avocado, eel sauce and

flakes. All of our sushi was

served with sides of pickled

ginger, wasabi and soy

sauce. Mixing the ingredients

in one bowl with our

chopsticks before dipping

the sushi in proved to kick

up the taste intensity even a

few more notches.

Sashimi and nigiri, sliced

raw fish and sliced raw fish

over rice, are the more traditional

styles of sushi featured

in the 15-piece chef’s

special ($42). Yamaguchi

selected salmon roe, sea

urchin, red snapper, bigeye

tuna, amber jack, scallop,

bluefin tuna, yellow tail,

wild king salmon, flounder,

fatty tuna, snow crab, jack

mackerel, freshwater eel,

tazmanian and king salmon

for us to try. As fans of

sashimi and nigiri, we were

impressed with Yamaguchi’s

choices. As we chatted

with him for a few minutes,

his knowledge of his

home country’s cuisine was

very evident. Yamaguchi

noted that all of the fish at

Sushi Kushi Toyo is flown

in from Tokyo.

While the sushi gets

Sushi Kushi Toyo

825 S. Waukegan Road,

Lake Forest

(847) 234-9950

(847) 735-8215

www.sushikushitoyo.com

11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. (lunch)

Monday-Saturday

5-10 p.m. (dinner)

Monday-Saturday

4:30-9 p.m. Sunday

most of the attention on

the menu, it’s also filled

with other gems including

salads, soups, desserts and

sharable dishes. Among

those items, we sampled

was the avocado salad

($12.99), which is made

with a choice of either fresh

tuna or salmon and avocado

with the restaurant’s famous

avocado salad sauce.

We also tried an item created

by one of Yamaguchi’s

chefs — tomato bacon

($2), a skewer with baconwrapped

tomatoes and slices

of jalapeno. It has almost

become cliche these days to

say everything tastes better

with bacon, but that was

definitely the case here.

We didn’t try any desserts

but Yamaguchi said

the most popular are tempura

ice cream ($5.99) and

One of Sushi Kushi Toyo’s most popular makimono

rolls is the red dragon ($15.99) with shrimp tempura,

cucumber, tuna, avocado, eel sauce, RD sauce and

jalapeno mayo.

The lobster chipotle roll ($18.99) is served with a

lobster tail containing the spicy mayo.

Sushi Kushi Toyo’s avocado salad ($12.99) is served

with a choice of fresh salmon or tuna, avocado and the

restaurant’s specialty avocado salad sauce.

mochi ice cream ($2). The

latter comes in chocolate,

coffee, green tea, mango,

mint chocolate, red bean,

strawberry and vanilla. He

also mentioned tofu pie

($3.99), featuring lemon

flavored pie with tofu that’s

similar in texture to cheesecake,

as being another favorite.

Sushi Kushi Toyo has

branched off over the years

to other locations — Sushi

Kushi Too (Highland Park),

Sushi Kushi San 3 (Vernon

Hills) and Sushi Kushi 4 U

(Lake Zurich). Though dining

in for lunch and dinner

is the most popular option,

Sushi Kushi Toyo also does

plenty of take-out business.

To learn more, visit www.

sushikushitoyo.com.


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Athlete of the Week

10 Questions

with Liam Pooler

Pooler is a senior running

back on the Lake Forest

High School football

team.

How long have you

been playing football

and how did you get

started with it?

I’ve been playing football

since sixth grade but I

really got started because

my dad was a running

back at Northwestern for

three years. He really got

me into the game, along

with my cousins.

What’s the most

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A lot of my cuts are

more anticipatory and my

vision is the best part of

my game, so the hardest

thing is making those

anticipatory cuts.

What do you eat

before a game?

I usually try to stay

light during the day but

before every single game

since 2006, in the mornings

I’ve had chocolate

chip pancakes. I feel like

it’s my lucky charm. Even

when I’ve been hurt I’ve

had them.

What is on your

pregame playlist?

I’m a big rap guy. I listen

to a lot of Travis Scott,

Kendrick Lamar or J.

Cole. There’s this rapper

named Hopsin who’s not

as well known but really

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play football.

Who is your favorite

athlete?

My favorite athlete is

either Matt Forte or I love

Jay Cutler. I think (Cutler)

is one of the best quarterbacks

in the NFL.

If you could have any

superpower, which

would you choose and

why?

I’d like telekinesis, to

be able to move things

with my mind or go into

other people’s minds to

see what they’re thinking.

Do you have a favorite

book or movie?

My favorite movie is

definitely “The Shawshank

Redemption.”

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I just finished the

Netflix series “Stranger

Varsity Views

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Coach Merritt (wide

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Definitely the environment.

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Athlete of the Month

Loyola Academy senior girls tennis player Caroline

Witkowski is the winner of 22nd Century Media’s

Athlete of the Month competition for the month of

September. 22nd Century Media File Photo

Loyola’s Witkowski

captures top spot

Michael Wojtychiw

Sports Editor

For the third time this

year, a Rambler tallied the

most votes in 22nd Century

Media’s Athlete of the

Month contest.

Loyola Academy senior

girls tennis player Caroline

Witkowski finished with

283 votes for the contest

in the month of September.

Witkowski, along with

junior Maggie Hines,

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the duo combined to

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another seventh-place finish

this season.

Finishing second in the

voting was Loyola senior

volleyball player Natasha

Borkowski. Loyola golfer

Connor Prassas was third.

The Athlete of the

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selected in the month of

October gets underway

Thursday, Nov. 10. Vote at

LakeForestLeader.com.

October Athlete of the Month Candidates

Lake Forest

Lena Benjakul, girls golf

Lena Ansari, Lake Forest

Academy girls field hockey

Cal Wonham, football

Claire Torkelson, girls

volleyball

New Trier

Max Rosenthal, football

Nicole Urbanowicz, New

Trier girls volleyball

Loyola Academy

Anya Kavanagh, girls field

hockey

Tommy Herion, Football

Highland Park

Charlie Skurie, boys crosscountry

Tommy Quirk, boys soccer

Julia Shafir, girls golf

D.J. Westbrook, football

Glenbrook North

Ryan Golde, boys soccer

Charlie Van Cleave, boys

golf

Ashley Choi, girls golf

Jeffrey Van Spankeren,

boys cross-country

Glenbrook South

Julia Rytel, girls volleyball

Grady Bruch, boys soccer

This Week In

Scouts Varsity

Athletics

Boys Cross-Country

■Nov. ■ 5 - IHSA State

Championship at Peoria

(Detweiller Park), TBD

Girls Cross-Country

■Nov. ■ 5 - IHSA State

Championship at Peoria

(Detweiller Park), TBD

Boys Hockey

Varsity Blue

■Nov. ■ 9 - vs. D155 (Lake

Scouts

From Page 39

tional is staying healthy

and logging considerable

miles this summer, according

to Sullivan.

Lake Forest had one

participant in the Sectional

meet, senior Etienne

Najman.

Najman had a time of

16:14 to place 65th overall.

“After talking with Etienne,

he said it didn’t go

very well,” coach Nathan

Sweet said.

“He felt a little flat today.

I’m pretty pleased

with his performance.”

He was faced with the

task of pushing himself

in the buildup to this race

and throughout the duration

of the course after his

team failed to qualify for

this meet.

“As an individual it is

kind of difficult, it’s quite

challenging,” Sweet said.

“We have seen a lot of

these teams during the

season, especially Lake

Zurich. We knew coming

in what to expect having

competed against them.”

His time dropped by

six seconds from the Libertyville

regional while

competing as the lone

Scout.

“It’s more of a mental

toughness and challenge

Forest College),

8 p.m.

Varsity Gold

■Nov. ■ 9 - at LZ/M/W

(Glacier Ice Arena),

8:50 p.m.

Girls Hockey

■Nov. ■ 3 - vs. Latin

(Lake Forest College),

8:45 p.m.

■Nov. ■ 10 - at Lake Forest

Academy, 5 p.m.

than with a team,” Sweet

said. “With a team you

have six other individuals

in the race with you trying

to achieve the same goals.

You feed off of each other.

As an individual, it’s just

you against everyone else

in the race. That’s the most

challenging part of coming

into a situation like this.”

The Lake Forest girls

cross country team finished

seven places out of

state qualification, also

racing at the Waukegan

Sectional, though two runners

earned individual advancement

to state.

Junior Brett Chody, who

finished in sixth place, had

a time of 17:50 to qualify,

as did junior Emma Milburn

with a time of 18:26.

Chody beat her regional

time by 15 seconds, while

Milburn shredded 25 seconds

off her previous

mark.

The Scouts had a team

score of 299. Senior Haley

Click and Mary Gregg

rounded out the team’s top

four with times of 20:12

and 20:17respectively.

Glenbrook North had a

mesh of experience competing

in the race, which

failed to send anyone to

state.

Four of the team’s top

five runners were underclassmen,

including three

freshmen.

“It shows really nice

Girls Swimming

■Nov. ■ 5 - NSC

Championship (East

Campus), 9 a.m.

Girls Volleyball

■Nov. ■ 3 - Sectional Final vs.

TBD at Lakes, 6 p.m.

Caxys Varsity

Athletics

Prep Hockey

■Nov. ■ 4 - at Nike Bauer

Tournament vs. Gilmour,

10:50 a.m.

progress with a young

team,” coach Bob Leblanc

said. “The first time you

see this race it can be a

little nerve racking. Next

year we will know what

we are walking into, for a

lot of the girls.”

The 14th-placed team

was paced by freshman

Maya Epstein in 42nd

place overall with a time

of 19:17.

The course proved more

of a challenge for Epstein

than the Hoffman Estates

Regional, as she finished

40 seconds slower than her

previous mark.

According to Leblanc,

the course measured closer

to 3.1 miles instead of 3,

in addition to the weather

and hills limiting the runners

this week.

Junior Emma Cintado

clocked in at 19:33 and

Chloe MacMillin had a

time of 20:06 to round out

the top three.

Highland Park’s girls

team failed to send anyone

to state as the squad

finished in 15th place with

403 points.

“It didn’t go real well

for us at the Sectional,”

coach Andy Butler said.

“It was a tough day for the

girls team.”

Senior Veronica Kriss

was on pace early to qualify

for the next meet, but

faltered down the stretch

with a time of 19:37.

■Nov. ■ 4 - at Nike Bauer

Tournament vs. Minnesota

Magicians, 5:30 p.m.

■Nov. ■ 5 - at Nike Bauer

Tournament vs. Team North

Dakota, 11 a.m.

Girls Hockey

■Nov. ■ 6 - at Glenbrook HS

(Northbrook Arena), 6:40

p.m.

■Nov. ■ 8 - vs. New Trier

Silver, 6 p.m.

■Nov. ■ 10 - vs. Lake Forest,

5 p.m.

“Our No. 1 runner Veronica

Kriss was running

real well, she was in position

after two miles, but at

two miles, she shut down,”

Butler said. “She was totally

fatigued and her body

shut down. It was hard, because

she was right there

and 17th place was the last

place that qualified (for

state). The combination

of it being warmer and dehydrated,

maybe anxiety

(hurt her). I felt really bad

because she worked hard

and deserved it.”

Junior Kaitlyn Twadell

came in second on the

squad with a time of 19:54.

“She had a chance, she

got boxed in early,” Butler

said. “She got too far back

and couldn’t fight her way

back. She has been battling

a shin injury. She was

off, but both our No. 1 and

No. 2 runners ran as hard

as they could, it just wasn’t

their day.”

Freshman Jillian Butler

came in two seconds behind

Twadell to round out

the top three.

“The sectional meet is

so hard, because it comes

down to one day and people

perform at their best

and the margin for error is

pretty small,” Butler said.

“We will learn from it, we

have a group is motivated

by it and will be better in

the track season and next

season.”


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LakeForestLeader.com

Football

Scouts start playoffs with upset victory

Derek Wolff, Sports Editor

They came dressed in

black, ringing cowbells

throughout the night, resolute

in the hope to fight another

day.

At some point during

the second half the cries

went up from the student

section of the Lake Forest

faithful who had traveled

to Riverside-Brookfield to

watch their No. 12 seeded

Scouts take on the favored

No. 5 seeded Bulldogs in

the first round of the IHSA

Class 6A playoffs.

“Why were you the five

seed?”, the students asked,

as the Scouts (7-3) blew out

their hosts, 40-7, in Lake

Forest’s most impressive

showing of the 2016 season.

Lake Forest’s defense

was on full display early

and often, stopping the

Bulldogs from converting

on fourth down five times

out of six during the contest,

including a stop during

the game’s opening drive.

The crucial stop gave

the Scouts an early shot of

confidence and adrenaline

as they marched down the

field to score on their first

possession after the turnover

on downs.

“Momentum is a big

thing, a big part of this,”

said Scouts head coach

Chuck Spagnoli. “Especially

when you stop somebody

on fourth down.”

With the wind at his

back, quarterback Charlie

Reinkemeyer connected

with tight end Reed Thomas

on a 13-yard touchdown

to make it 7-0 Scouts with

4:34 left in the first quarter.

Riverside-Brookfield

spent the entire first quarter

fighting against a constant,

strong wind, which limited

Bulldogs junior quarterback

Hunter Hughes to a

dip-and-dunk strategy of

short passes 10 yards or

less.

Lake Forest’s run-first

offense was largely unaffected

by the wind, with

running back Liam Pooler

finding the end zone on a

12-yard scamper 43 seconds

into the second quarter

to give the Scouts a 13-0

lead after the extra point

kick was missed.

Pooler gashed Riverside-

Brookfield’s defense on the

night, carrying the ball 19

times for 186 yards and two

touchdowns.

“I thought we ran the

ball really effectively,” Spagnoli

said. “That isn’t normal

against them, at least

not with the film that we

had where they did a pretty

good job stopping the run

so obviously somebody

was doing a pretty good job

blocking because they’re

a pretty good defensive

team.”

Reinkemeyer scored on

a quarterback sneak for a

1-yard touchdown on Lake

Forest’s next drive with

5:18 to play in the first half,

with a failed two-point conversion

attempt making the

score 19-0.

The Scouts expanded

the lead to 26-0 before the

half when Pooler got some

help from his blockers and

found a running lane outside,

taking the ball in for a

43-yard touchdown run.

With the Scouts receiving

the second half kickoff, they

wasted little time before

finding the end zone again.

Reinkemeyer dropped

back and hit Pooler with

a screen pass, with Pooler

juking around one defender

before taking it in for a 13-

yard touchdown to make it

33-0.

Riverside-Brookfield finally

got on the board with

just under two minutes to

play in the third quarter

when wide receiver Jamari

Wise hauled in a 28-yard

touchdown reception.

With many of Lake Forest’s

backups and younger

players getting valuable

reps in the fourth quarter,

running back Evan Swint

got a crucial block on a run

up the gut before breaking

away from the Bulldogs’

secondary, taking a carry

all the way to the house on

Linebackers Gabe Funk (9) and Cal Wonham (7) make

a tackle during Lake Forest’s blowout 40-7 road win

against Riverside-Brookfield on Friday, Oct. 28, in

Riverside. Photos from Varsity Views

Running back Liam Pooler looks for an open lane after

catching a pass near the sideline.

an 85-yard touchdown run

with eight minutes to play

in the contest.

Lake Forest’s defense

limited Hughes to just 56

yards passing and picked

him off in the fourth quarter

right before Swint’s touchdown.

The Scouts have now

yielded just one touchdown

per game in each of their

last three contests and have

given up just 36 points total

in the past four games.

“This is all about our seniors

having an opportunity

to extend the season as far

as possible,” Spagnoli said.

“Our goal is always to try

to win the state finals in this

class.”

St. Viator’s (6-4) upset

victory over Boylan Catholic

in the first round gave

the Scouts the privilege of

hosting the second round

matchup between the teams

this Friday.

After an upset win of

their own, Lake Forest

won’t be looking past the

Lions. Playing stout defense

again and causing

turnovers could be key

to advancing to the third

round.

“When you get in the

playoffs, anything can happen,”

Spagnoli said. “The

lack of familiarity with opponents

can be a positive

or a negative, you don’t really

know before the game

begins. When the game is

going, you gain confidence

early with the turnovers.”


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Girls Volleyball

Scouts rally to claim regional crown

Derek Wolff

Sports Editor

Lake Zurich outside hitter

Hannah Sweetwood

saw her chance and took

it.

Leaping high into the

air, she pummeled a ball

with such force that it flattened

Lake Forest libero

Brigid Brennan onto the

court, ricocheting high off

of her body for her teammates

to play.

The Scouts (33-3) rallied

to win that point, a

crucial one in the second

game, and ultimately rallied

to defeat the Bears,

22-25, 25-15, 25-17, to

claim a regional championship

on Thursday,

Oct. 27, at Deerfield High

School.

Brennan’s sacrifice

on the play just helped

further prove the team’s

mantra lately after losing

outside hitter Ashley Williams

to a broken wrist on

Oct. 1; things just seem to

bounce off of them.

Lake Forest relied on

its senior leadership after

dropping the first set and

showed nerves of steel

that second year head

coach Molly Grzesik has

seen throughout the 2016

campaign.

“The whole key to tonight

was that we had

seniors who knew that

it could be their last

(game),” Grzesik said.

“Some people fold under

that pressure and they really

embraced that pressure

tonight.”

Lake Zurich opened the

first game with a 6-3 lead

and though the Scouts

stayed within striking distance--coming

as close as

one point down at 22-21-

-they were never able to

get the score level.

“We had all the right

things, all the right hits,

shots, defence, but we

didn’t come out strong the

first game,” Scouts outside

hitter Meghan Mc-

Grail said. “The fact that

we came out strong in the

second and third games

made the biggest difference.”

The Scouts roared back

with a 8-1 start in the clinical

second game, thanks

largely to the service

game of McGrail, who

finished the match with

16 kills, three aces and 13

digs.

Middle blocker Claire

Torkelson added a pair

of her seven kills on the

evening to expand the

Lake Forest lead to 12-5

as the Scouts sauntered

on toward the third set,

where McGrail and senior

captain Emma Patlovich

helped Lake Forest open

with a 10-4 lead.

“In the first game they

made very few errors and

we fixed ours,” Patlovich

said.

After Lake Zurich

cut the score to 10-8,

Lake Forest responded

with a 7-2 run, garnering

kills from Patlovich

and Torkelson and blocks

from middle blockers

Maren Douglass and Cassidy

Shaul.

Shaul, a junior, has

been an implemental part

of the team with Williams

injured. She finished the

match with two kills and

one block assist.

The offense--which in

the past has largely centered

around feeding Mc-

Grail or Williams the ball

along the sides--has made

Lake Forest libero Brigid Brennan (center) bumps a ball during the Scouts’ threegame

regional championship win over Lake Zurich on Thursday, Oct. 27, at Deerfield

High School. photos by Miroslaw Pomian/22nd Century Media

Outside hitter Meghan McGrail rolls a spike.

the necessary adjustments

in her absence, with the

middle blockers taking on

an expanded role.

“I think our middles really

stepped it up,” Patlovich

said. “Cassidy’s

energy really helped out.”

Ashlee Amos was effective

for the Scouts off

the bench, earning one of

her six kills on the penultimate

point.

Patlovich finished the

contest with 27 assists,

four aces and two blocks.

Douglass had five blocks,

while Brennan led the defense

with 19 digs.

The win marked the

first regional title for the

Scouts under Grzesik after

they fell to Carmel in

the same game last season.

“It’s a definite relief and

it feels like there’s a huge

weight lifted off of all of

our shoulders,” Grzesik

said. “It’s been four years

of work for some of them

on this varsity team, let

alone all the years that

they played so I’m sure

this is a dream come true

for them as well as me in

my second year of coaching.

We knew that this is

a special team but some

teams can’t handle that

and this is one that could

tonight.

The team participated

in a walkthrough practice

before the match and the

players felt like they had

learned a lot after last season,

McGrail said. That

helped after dropping the

first game against Lake

Zurich.

“When we stepped out

on the court we just really

left everything behind us,

like the past when we lost

last year and just focused

on every point,” McGrail

said. “It honestly builds

up and in the end it really

pays off.”

In the moment, the regional

title was the culmination

of three years of

hard work for the seniors.

“We’ve been working

for this, it’s our third year

working for it so the fact

that we did it after how

close we came last year is

unreal,” McGrail said.

Lake Forest will play

Stevenson in a sectional

semi final on Tuesday,

Nov. 1, at Lakes High

School. The Patriots

handed the Scouts one

of their three losses this

season back on Sept. 22,

though Lake Forest did

win the first game in that

match. That game had not

been played as of press

time.


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LakeForestLeader.com

Kullby’s late-game heroics deliver title

Daniel I. Dorfman

Freelance Reporter

With the score reading

1-0 New Trier and less

than five minutes remaining

in the state championship,

Lake Forest coach

Melanie Walsh called a

timeout and attempted to

deliver a simple message

to her team.

“We scored 96 goals and

we just need one,” Walsh

emphasized.

Midfielder Greta Kullby

piggybacked on that

thought.

“Immediately after that

I said, ‘let’s make it 100,’”

Kullby added.

Kullby’s wish did not

completely come true,

but she and the rest of her

team hardly minded that

as she scored twice in the

last four minutes, providing

the necessary offense

for a 2-1 dramatic victory

over the two time defending

champion Trevians.

With the win, Lake Forest,

which has reached at least

the semifinal round for an

astounding 21 consecutive

seasons, winning its first

state title since 2013.

Walsh said after the

match that while the clock

was ticking down, she

emphasized a message of

keeping the team focused.

“I told the girls you have

to fight for every ball and

don’t recognize the gravity

of the situation until it is

over,” said Walsh, who has

now been a part of 11 state

titles for the Scouts either

as a player, assistant coach

or head coach. “Just play

your game and do the job

that you need to get done

and get the ball on your

stick and put it in the cage

and that is all you have to

do.”

But it didn’t appear

victory would be at hand

late in the game played at

Glenbrook South as New

Trier maintained the one

goal advantage. The tide

turned less than a minute

after Walsh’s timeout,

when Kullby got control

of the ball following a set

corner play and from close

in to even the game for the

Scouts.

“I was able to redirect it

and tip it over the goalie’s

foot,” Kullby explained.

Less than 90 seconds

later, there was another

corner opportunity, which

would prove to be the difference.

Midfielder Grace

Payne held the ball and

fired it toward the goal

where Kullby was waiting.

The senior midfielder redirected

the shot off her stick

and it found its way to the

back of the net. Suddenly

the Scouts were on the

cusp of a championship.

“I am glad I got there

out of a whim,” Kullby

said. “She just fired a shot

and my instinct was to get

there.”

It proved to be a stunning

turn of events as the

Scouts had not been able

to generate many offensive

opportunities for the

majority of the match, but

remained close with tight

defense of their own, including

some crucial saves

by the goaltending tandem

of Hannah Metzger in the

first half and Kerry Lawler

in the second half.

Kullby admitted some

feeling of doubt had started

to creep into her mind

as the clock was winding

down when the score was

1-0 in favor of the Trevians,

but she did not want

to see her team come up

short again as they had the

Lake Forest’s players (white) celebrate the game-winning goal at Glenbrook South High School on Saturday, Oct.

29, against New Trier. Photos from Varsity Views

last two seasons.

“It takes a strong mental

game to shut that out

and those two years have

helped me put that out of

my head,” Kullby said.

“You cannot doubt yourself

at all. There is still five

minutes left and it is still

anybody’s game. That is

how I was feeling at that

moment.”

As for New Trier, it was

obviously a bitter pill to

swallow for a team that appeared

to be on the verge

of its third straight championship.

“This is tough, this

hurts,” conceded Trevians

coach Stephanie Nykaza.

New Trier had taken the

lead in the first half on a

goal when senior forward

Bergen Soudan scored on

a rebound when the original

shot from Meghan

Minturn was deflected by

Lake Forest goalie Hannah

Metzger.

But the Trevians could

never get a second goal

and Nykaza said she was

not surprised that Lake

Forest was able to stage a

rally.

“We have won these

games with what happened

with them and we

have lost them,” Nykaza

said. “So you are not sitting

comfortable in a tight

scoring game until the

buzzer goes.”

While careful not to criticize

the officials, Nykaza

admitted frustration that

her team did not get a lot

of calls in the second half

which did not allow her offense

to get into a flow.

“That knocked us out,”

Players battle for the ball during the close contest

while Lake Forest goalscorer Greta Kullby (1) looks on.

Kullby scored two late goals to clinch the title.

VARSITY VIEWS

she noted.

But Nykaza was not

downcast despite the disappointing

result, expressing

tremendous pride in

her team.

“This is the way the state

games should be,” Nykaza

said. “They should be exciting

and fun, I’d like

them to VARSITY be in our favor VIEWSbut

this year we didn’t wake

up on the right side of the

bed or the stars didn’t align

for us today.”


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Boys and Girls Cross Country

Chody, Milburn advance to state finals

Miroslaw Pomian/22CM

1st-and-3

Stars of the

Week

1. Meghan McGrail

(Above). McGrail

put on a clinical

performance to

help lead the

volleyball team

back after dropping

the first game

against Lake

Zurich, finsihing

with 16 kills.

2. Greta Kullby. Kullby

scored twice in

the late minutes

of Lake Forest’s

field hockey state

championship

win, delivering

the trophy for

the Scouts in the

process.

3. Liam Pooler

Pooler

scored three

touchdowns—two

on the ground and

one through the

air—to help Lake

Forest soundly

defeat Riverside-

Brookfield in

playoff action.

Hunter Tickel

Freelance Reporter

PRESSBOX PICKS

Game of the Week:

New Trier (8-2) hosts St. Charles East (10-0)

Other matchups:

Lake Forest (7-3) hosts St. Viator (6-4)

Loyola Academy (10-0) hosts Oswego East (9-1)

Glenbrook North (9-1) at Willowbrook (7-3)

Maine South (7-3) hosts Barrington (9-1)

Fenwick (9-1) hosts Lake Zurich (8-2)

Palatine (10-0) at Lyons (8-2)

Fremd (7-3) at Huntley (7-3)

For the first time since

2012, the Highland Park

boys cross- country team

is state bound.

The key to qualification

was a swift start on Saturday,

Oct. 29, according to

coach Steve Buti.

“The race plan going

in was to get out to fast

start,” Buti said. “Typically,

we are at Schaumburg

and that is a much

wider course. We knew

we had to get out well, so

that we weren’t caught in

the back. Our theme all

season has been running

in as (a team in a) pack.”

The Giants edged Mundelein

by 26 points with

178 to finish fifth at the

Waukegan IHSA Class 3A

Sectional Meet.

Senior Jonathan Rosenfeld

paced the team with

a mark of 15 minutes, 42

seconds for 21st place

among individuals.

When word became official

that the Giants had

made the cut, Highland

Park breathed a sigh of

relief.

“There were really no

words to describe that

feeling, I’m going to remember

this forever,”

Rosenfeld said. “We were

all jumping and screaming.”

The team’s depth was

one of the primary reasons

the team advanced.

Runners two through five

were 17 seconds apart.

The No. 2 and No. 3 runners

were sophomore Jose

Reyes, who had a time of

15:56, and senior Matthew

Casey, who had a

mark of 15:57.

“When one guy or two

59-21

JOE COUGHLIN |

Publisher

St. Charles East, 35-31. This game

isn’t the mismatch it seems, but

Trevs come up just short.

• Lake Forest

• Loyola

• Glenbrook North

• Barrington

• Fenwick

• Palatine

• Fremd

guys are having an off

day, others step up, that

showed today,” Rosenfeld

said. “A couple guys

stepped up today like

Matthew Casey. We train

together and really try to

support each other.”

The team returned six

runners from last year’s

squad that won its regional

and its experience was

evident this year as it got

over the sectional hurdle.

“They executed the race

plan to perfection,” Buti

said. “It is a testament to

how much they care about

each other and work hard

together. We knew we had

the guys that were capable

of going to the state meet

if we stayed healthy.”

Sophomore Dana Sullivan

and senior Mike

Lee were the lone Spartans

racing for Glenbrook

North. They had times of

63-17

FOUAD EGBARIA |

Editor

New Trier, 35-31. I was wrong last

week — this week I’ll take the

Trevs’ ball-control offense at home.

• Lake Forest

• Loyola Academy

• Willowbrook

• Barrington

• Fenwick

• Palatine

• Fremd

55-25

CHRIS PULLAM |

Contributing Editor

St. Charles East. 28-21. The Trevs

finished the season strong, but their

short run ends here.

• Lake Forest

• Loyola Academy

• Glenbrook North

• Barrington

• Fenwick

• Palatine

• Fremd

16:31 and 17:06, respectively.

“I didn’t have the best

race of the season,” Lee

said. “I think it is motivation

for next year. I

struggled with fatigue toward

the end of the season.

I’m really tired from

all the work. I think training

more during the summer

is crucial and keeping

care of our bodies.”

GBN was limited by

a couple factors. The

weather was warmer,

making the sectional more

difficult, on top of running

as individuals after the

team didn’t make it out of

the regional.

“Dana had a pretty good

race today, the conditions

weren’t ideal, but he put

it all out there,” Lee said.

“We had a lot of guys who

weren’t competing support

us and motivate us.”

60-20

MICHAEL WOJTYCHIW |

Sports Editor

St. Charles East, 35-21. The Trevians

luck runs out as the Saints offense

overpowers the hosts.

• Lake Forest

• Loyola Academy

• Glenbrook North

• Barrington

• Lake Zurich

• Lyons

• Huntley

Lake Forest’s Brett

Chody (white) races

home at the sectional

meet. Varsity Views

Sullivan said he came

out strong out of the gate,

but the course being torn

up from the girls earlier

in the day, didn’t help the

latter part of the race.

The key to getting the

team to next year’s sec-

Please see scouts, 35

62-18

DEREK WOLFF |

Sports Editor

St. Charles East, 28-14. The Fighting

Saints go marching on.

• Lake Forest

• Loyola Academy

• Glenbrook North

• Barrington

• Lake Zurich

• Palatine

• Fremd

Listen Up

“There is still five minutes left and it is still

anybody’s game.”

Greta Kullby — The Lake Forest senior goalscorer on how

she was feeling with her field hockey team behind, 1-0.

tune in

What to watch this week

GIRLS CROSS-COUNTRY: The Scouts send two girls to

run with the best that the state has to offer in Peoria.

Lake Forest at IHSA Class 3A State Finals, Saturday,

Nov. 5, Detweiler Park, Peoria, TBD.

Index

35 - Athlete of the Month

33 - Athlete of the Week

Fastbreak is compiled by Sports Editor Derek Wolff. Send

any questions or comments to d.wolff@22ndcenturymedia.

com.


Lake Forest Leader | November 3, 2016 | LakeForestLeader.com

Regional champs

Service game too strong for Lake

Zurich, Page 37

River runs dry

Football’s defense sharp

in playoff win, Page 36

Late goals earn Scouts first title since 2013, Page 38

ABOVE: Lake Forest’s Grace Payne (16) celebrates after Greta Kullby scored the game winning goal against New Trier

on Saturday, Oct. 29, at Glenbrook South, which gave the Scouts (INSET) their first state championship trophy since

2013. photos from varsity Views

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